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The pop-up art show, a concept based around art exhibitions placed in non-traditional locales, has experienced increasing popularity in the U.S. in the last decade, and Rochester is no exception. Local artist Joan Rusitzky will host a Pop-Up Art Show, her fourth since 2012, at the former Fleet Feet Store (2210 Monroe Avenue) from Friday, June 12, through Sunday, June 14. Inspired by a New York Times article profiling New York City pop-up gallery organizer Amy Smith-Stewart, Rusitzky says she hopes to organize an event which brings artists across a broad range of mediums together with the public in a uniquely intimate way. Featured artists include wood turner Harry Beaver, etcher Elizabeth Durand, sculptor and furniture-maker Scott Grove (artwork pictured), purse-maker Chi Soo, bird carver Robin Salsbury, mechanical wood sculptor Don Olney, jacket and quilt maker Janet Root, Kelly Waldt of Turi Jane jewelry, illustrator Nancy Wiley, figurative wood-worker Cheryl Olney, and photographer Randi Winterman.

Seneca Park Zoo will host “Seeing Animals through Different Eyes,” an event designed for patrons to get a fresh look at the Zoo through creative engagement. Chesler Photography, Sigma, and the Irondequoit Art Club have partnered to bring in artists to help provide patrons with the means to reevaluate the familiar Zoo, and to highlight its diversity. These artists will be stationed throughout the Zoo all day. The Zoo’s volunteer educators will also be around the grounds, giving information about the animals. Sigma and Chesler Photography will provide a photo workstation where attendees can test different lenses and settings with a professional photographer on hand. Visitors are also encouraged to submit their own photos and artistic renderings from their day at the Zoo to be displayed on the grounds as further inspiration. Submissions can be sent to socialmedia@senecazoo.org, tag the Zoo or use #SPZDifferentEyes.

Admission to the pop-up gallery is free, with viewings running from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Friday; 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday; and 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday. — BY GINO FANELLI

“Seeing Animals through Different Eyes” will take place Sunday, June 14, at Seneca Park Zoo (2222 St. Paul Street) from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event is free with standard admission. senecaparkzoo.org. — BY NOLAN H. PARKER

Call for Participants

Garden, Corner of Lake Ave and Driving Park 6540200. cityofrochester.gov/ maplewoodrosefest. Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival. Through Aug. 1. Through Aug. 1. Concerts in a variety of venues 315-5360383. fingerlakes-music.org/. Camp Lima Blossom Festival. June 14, 12-7 p.m. Traditional German Festival. 2375 Pond Road, Lima $5 donation. 754-1988.

[ SAT., JUNE 13 ] Open Mic Competition. June 13, 6:30 p.m. Frederick Douglass Community Resource Center, 36 King St. 325-1238. rctvmediacenter.org/.

Comedy [ WED., JUNE 10 ] The Funniest Person in Rochester. June 10, 7:30 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster Tickets available at the door. 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us. [ THU., JUNE 11 ] Shawn Wayans. June 11, 7:30 & 10 p.m. Comedy Club, 2235 Empire Blvd Webster $30-$40. 671-9080. thecomedyclub.us. [ TUE., JUNE 16 ] The Blind Comedian. June 16, 6:30-9:30 p.m. Boulder Coffee Co., 960 Genesee St. 5467510. cdrnys.org.

319-3832. facebook.com/ TheFirehouseSaloon. [ SUN., JUNE 14 ] 1960’s Sock-Hop. June 14, 5:15-9 p.m. USA Dance, 1985 Baird Road . Penfield $7-$12. \67-6501. mcasilio@rochester.rr.com. flowercityballroom.org.

Festivals [ FRI., JUNE 12 ] 25th Annual Maplewood Rose Celebration. June 12-14. Maplewood Rose Garden, Corner of Lake Ave and Driving Park 6540200. cityofrochester.gov/ maplewoodrosefest. Little Italy Festival. June 12-13, 12-11 p.m. Gates Memorial Park, Karl Fuchs Dr $5 doth days. littleitalyfest.com.

[ FRI., JUNE 12 ] FuturPointe Dance Launch Party. June 12, 8 p.m. Gallery 74, 215 Tremont St, Building 3, 3rd Floor $25. https://goo. gl/sEHtTD.

[ SAT., JUNE 13 ] 25th Annual Maplewood Rose Celebration. Through June 14. Maplewood Rose Garden, Corner of Lake Ave and Driving Park 6540200. cityofrochester.gov/ maplewoodrosefest. Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival. June 13-Aug. 1. Through Aug. 1. Concerts in a variety of venues 315-5360383. fingerlakes-music.org/.

[ SAT., JUNE 13 ] Sirens & Stilettos: 80’s Night. June 13, 9 p.m. Firehouse Saloon, 814 S. Clinton Ave.

[ SUN., JUNE 14 ] 25th Annual Maplewood Rose Celebration. Through June 14. Maplewood Rose

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[ MON., JUNE 15 ] Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival. Through Aug. 1. Through Aug. 1. Concerts in a variety of venues 315-5360383. fingerlakes-music.org/.

Film [ FRI., JUNE 12 ] Life and Debt. June 12, 7 p.m. Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave. thebaobab.org. [ MON., JUNE 15 ] A Father’s Power: How Dads Shape Us-for Better or Worse. June 15, 7 p.m. Lifetree Cafe, 1301 Vintage Lane 723-4673. lifetreecafe.com. [ TUE., JUNE 16 ] Drawing Closer to Life – Documenting an Approach to Drawing. June 16, 6 p.m. Steve Carpenter Gallery & Art Center, 176 Anderson Ave $5 suggested donation. nyfigurestudyguild.com/.

The Family Next Door. June 16, 7 p.m. Cinema Theatre, 957 S. Clinton Ave. 444-3664. reelmindfilmfest.com.

Kids Events [ SAT., JUNE 13 ] Fashionistas Weekend. June 13, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. The Strong National Museum of Play, 1 Manhattan Square 263-2700. thestrong.org. Film: Toy Story I. June 13, 11 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Central Library, Children’s Center, 115 South Ave. 428-8304. libraryweb.org. Musical Theater Extravaganza. June 13, 11 a.m. Lift Bridge Book Shop, 45 Main St $5. 637-2260. liftbridgebooks.com.

Lectures [ THU., JUNE 11 ] Matt Wells: Gamewell Telegraph Fire Alarm Systems.. June 11, 7 p.m. Woodcliff Hotel & Spa, 199 Woodcliff Dr 315-946-4943. waynehistory.org/. Nikos Kazantzakis: Saviors of God: Spiritual Exercises. June 11, 7 p.m. The Bertrand Russell Society, 740 University Ave wab.org. Timely Remedies: The Ancient Medicines of Otzi the Iceman. June 11, 7:30 p.m. Memorial Art Gallery, 500 University Ave. Presented by Dr. Patrick

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